Website Privacy Statement

Elected Technologies Ltd ("We") is committed to protecting and respecting Customers’ privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data We collect from Customers, or that Customers provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding Customers’ personal data and how we will treat it. In the event of a conflict or disagreement between this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service, the Terms of Service will prevail.

1. Websites covered

This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of the http://www.politick.net website ( referred to as “Elected Technologies’ website or “the Company’s website”).

The Company’s website may contain links to other websites. The information practices or the content of such other websites is governed by the privacy statements of such other websites. The Company encourages you to review the privacy statements of other websites to understand their information practices.

2. Personal Data

2.1 Information we collect from you

If you decide to use the Company's website you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details. By submitting your personal information, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

We may also collect information about your usage of the website, as well as information about you, from emails, phone calls or letters that you send to us or from information you post on the Company's website. We only use this information in accordance with this privacy policy.

2.1.1 Cookies

The website may use cookies to monitor and control your access to certain content on the website. These cookies are anonymous and do not hold any identifiable data.

This website uses Google Analytics cookies to track users through the Services and Websites. These cookies are anonymous and the data they gather is used to improve the quality of this website.

2.1.2 Web Beacons

Elected Technologies Ltd uses Web beacons alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about Customers and Visitors’ usage of the Company’s website and interaction with emails from the Company. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognise certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular website tied to the Web beacon, and a description of a website tied to the Web beacon. For example, the Company may place Web beacons in marketing emails that notify the Company when you click on a link in the email that directs you to the Company’s website. The Company uses Web beacons to operate and improve the Company’s website and email communications.

2.1.3 IP Addresses

When you visit the Company's website, the Company collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, using IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Company’s website. IP Addresses are also collected for security audit and logging purposes.

2.1.4 Do Not Track

Various browsers – including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari – offer a “do not track” or “DNT” option that relies on a technology known as a DNT header, which sends a signal to Web sites' visited by the user about the user's browser DNT preference setting. We do not currently commit to responding to browsers' DNT signals with respect to the Company's website, in part, because no common industry standard for DNT has been adopted by industry groups, technology companies or regulators, including no consistent standard of interpreting user intent. We take privacy and meaningful choice seriously and will make efforts to continue to monitor developments around DNT browser technology and the implementation of a standard.

2.2 Use of your personal information

We will only use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to enable us to provide you with access to the Company's website and to use any of our Services; the registration form, to contact you with our newsletter and other email updates;
  • to make you aware of other products or services offered by us from time to time;
  • to produce reports, statistics and analysis of who accesses and uses our website;
  • to contact you for your views and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Company's website; and
  • to administer, support, improve and develop the Company's website and services.
2.2.1 Marketing

We will request your permission to use the name and/or logo of the company you work for in our publicity material, advertising or marketing collateral. Your name, address details and all other personal information will remain confidential at all times.

2.3 Disclosure of your information

We follow strict guidelines in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. We comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

All data held on the company’s systems is encrypted on disk and in transit between our servers and your web browser.

2.4 Third Party Sub-Processors

Elected Technologies Ltd does not sell or rent personal data to marketers or unaffiliated third parties. We do not disclose your personal data to any third party (whether in the UK or elsewhere) except for the purposes of providing access to the Websites. Such third parties may supply the hardware infrastructure, storage and associated services necessary for us to provide the Service. All data submitted to third parties will be encrypted using SSL technology.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Elected Technologies Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Elected Technologies Ltd, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of the GDPR, fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

By using the Website you consent to our third party service partners having access to your personal data for the purposes of providing access to our websites.

2.5 Where your data is stored and processed

We always ensure that your Personal Data is only transferred in full accordance with UK data protection laws. In particular, this means that Personal Data will only be transferred to a third party if an adequate level of protection as defined by GDPR is in place and we will ensure that your Personal Data will always be stored within the EU. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

2.6 Security

You are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your username, password and the security of your second factor authentication method. You are responsible for all activities that occur in your user account and you agree to inform us immediately of any unauthorised use of your user account by email to security@electedtechnologies.com or by calling us on any of the numbers listed on www.electedtechnologies.com. We are not responsible for any loss or damage to you or to any third party incurred as a result of any unauthorised access and/or use of your user account, or otherwise.

2.7 Requests to access, change or delete your personal data

Customers may update or change their registration or billing information by emailing the Company at info@electedtechologies.co.uk. You can opt-out of any email communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails. Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be handled within 28 days. Requests to delete personal user data will result in that user being unable to access or use the Service.

3. Enforcement of Privacy Policy

We make every effort, including periodic reviews to ensure that User data provided by you is used in conformity with this Privacy Policy Statement. Elected Technologies Ltd reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. We will provide notification of any material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s websites at least 28 days prior to the change taking effect.

If you have any concerns regarding our adherence to this Privacy Policy Statement or the manner in which Personal Information is used for the purpose of providing Elected Technologies Services, kindly contact Customer Support at support@electedtechnologies.co.uk. We will contact you to address your concerns and we will also cooperate with regulatory authorities in this regard if needed.

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 and the Data Protection Act 1998, the data processor is Elected Technologies Ltd, a private limited company registered in England with number 8843747 whose registered office is at 2nd Floor, Astech Mill, 50 Stratford Road, Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 4BA.

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